Binny Gill, Founder and CEO of Kognitos, discusses how LLMs like ChatGPT are making us all programmers

Episode Description

Binny Gill started his career as a programmer after studying CS and Engineering at IIT Kanpur and later UIUC, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He then had an impressive eight-year run as a technology leader at Nutanix, the hyper converged infrastructure company, eventually becoming its CTO for cloud services. In January 2021, Binny left Nutanix to start Kognitos based on a bold vision to make everyone a programmer. In this discussion, we learn about his journey and how generative AI just may change everything.

Thanks to Steve Kaplan for the intro to Binny.


Listen and learn:

  • Binny’s inspiration for starting Kognitos: “…why should humans need to think like machines… when machines can now think like humans?”
  • What makes programming so hard.
  • Why the future of programming is using natural language to describe the features you want.
  • How computing interfaces restrict us from communicating like humans when programming.
  • Why Binny says “generative AI is the new electricity.”
  • The most important leadership lesson Binny learned working alongside iconic leaders at IBM.


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Generative AI: Embracing Intelligent Automation is a Kognitos production. Kognitos enables businesses to build and manage automation in real-time using human language. For a demo visit Kognitos.com

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